Valorant’s first cinematic trailer is right here alongside the game’s launch

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Valorant’s launch day is right here and Riot has launched the game’s first ever cinematic trailer to mark the event.

The trailer, referred to as Duelists, exhibits off among the character of Valorant’s different Agents and provides gamers a take a look at their personalities past the in-game interactions. Apparently, Phoenix is on a mission to cease Jett from planting some sort of machine — although it isn’t actually clear what it’s or what it does. All that issues is that Jett and Phoenix should go toe to toe.

Both characters get to indicate off loads of their talents, together with Phoenix utilizing all of his varied fireplace powers to cease Jett from escaping. Jett makes use of her dashes and jumps to get away, and even makes use of her Ultimate to throw a number of knives Phoenix’s manner and gradual him down. The trailer ends with a climactic face-off between the 2, we’ll maintain from spoiling.

Jett dashes past Phoenix in Valorant’s first trailer

Image: Riot Games

Valorant isn’t the primary game Riot has made animated shorts for. The firm additionally releases occasional videos for League of Legends that are usually high quality and sometimes among the neighborhood’s favourite content material from any given 12 months. This new Valorant quick is a part of the story of Episode 1: Ignition story line, but it surely’s unclear when the subsequent cinematic might be launched.

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